Category: Downeast Campus

DETOP Super Bowl Sunday Packed

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Mission’s Sunbeam V Steward Jillian sends these photos and an update from Super Bowl Sunday’s Downeast Table of Plenty: “Even on Super Bowl Sunday our community supper was full of fellowship! “Ocean wanted to celebrate her birthday at Table of Plenty, so her mom, Savannah hosted the meal and sure made…

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DETOP: Everyone Loved the Squash Soup, Roasted Beets, and Purple Slaw

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Another thank you to ‘Sunbeam V’ Steward Jillian for shooting and sharing this photo of “our community supper dish crew” from last Sunday’s Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP). “Everyone loved the squash soup, roasted beets and beautiful vibrant purple slaw grown by Geri. She hooked us up with bounty from her root…

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AmeriCorps VISTA in Maine: Nancy Neu

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington writes, “Videographer Galen Koch made a short video of Nancy Neu and her VISTA work with the Mission. We finally received the okay to post it publicly and Nancy would like to see it posted on the Facebook page. Nancy Neu’s VISTA video profile includes this…

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Mission ‘Open Mic’ Gaining Momentum – and Cribbage Players

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw for these photos taken at the Campus’s Weald Bethel Community Center on a recent Open Mic night. “The Open Mic has been gaining momentum and has quite the eclectic group of musicians attending,” said Scott Shaw. ”Everything from Spoken word, to Sea Shanty’s to…

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DETOP Volunteers Make Short Work of Supper Dishes

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission’s Table of Plenty (DETOP) takes place in the Weald Bethel Community Center, Downeast Campus, Sundays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. People from every segment of the community attend this community meal. There is music, conversation, laughter, no hunger, and no loneliness. When not taking care of business as…

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Mission EdGE Announces 2019 Family Winter Fun Hours

CHERRYFIELD, ME — As Downeast Campus Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington tells the story, there was a moment last year when the Downeast Campus crew saw the Campus indoor and outdoor faciliites as an opportunity to offer community families winter fun activities on Saturdays, when the Campus was usually quiet. So, the EdGE Family…

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Mission Hosts Lerner Foundation ‘Aspirations’ Grantee Meeting

CHERRYFIELD, ME — In April 2017, Portland-based Lerner Foundation chose the Mission’s EdGE program to partner with the Foundation in its $7M Aspirations Incubator Program (AIP). In November 2018, the Mission hosted Learner Foundation’s AIP meeting with Incubator grantees. Learn more in Lerner Foundation’s blog post. ===== https://www.lernerfoundation.comConvening 3 in Cherryfield: What We Learned, and…

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